Asian Beat

The Best Music in Asia Starts Here

The Best Music in Asia Starts Here

WHAT'S ASIAN BEAT?

Asian Beat is one of the biggest amateur band contests held throughout many regions in Asia.
It starts out from Local Competitions in participating countries and regions. Each winner at Local Competitions can proceed onto the Grand Final, where they will perform together on the same stage and compete to be the top of amateur bands in Asia.
Yamaha Corporation started this event as “Band Alert” in 1998, renamed to “Asian Beat” in 2001. In the past years, worldwide famous players were the judges such as Nathan East,Wes Borland, Tommy Aldridge, Sonny Emory, Billy Sheehan, James LoMenzo and Akira Jimbo. For further information, you can take a look at the history on this website.

Event scheduling of Local Competitions differs for each country.
For details, please refer to the website of the region in which you have entered the competition.

ENTRY GROUPS

  • ONTORIS ANTANOM
    #01 MALAYSIAMALAYSIA
    GROUP NAME
    POSÊIDON
    ENTRY SONG
    ONTORIS ANTANOM
  • Gift
    #02 KOREAKOREA
    GROUP NAME
    Gift
    ENTRY SONG
    Stay The Same
  • OLD BUT GOLD
    #03 INDONESIAINDONESIA
    GROUP NAME
    SABI BAND
    ENTRY SONG
    OLD BUT GOLD
  • Bad Ditch
    #04 SINGAPORESINGAPORE
    GROUP NAME
    Bad Ditch
    ENTRY SONG
    Drift
  • leMeow
    #05 CANADACANADA
    GROUP NAME
    leMeow
    ENTRY SONG
    That's My Man
  • Li Ji
    #06 CHINACHINA
    GROUP NAME
    Li Ji
    ENTRY SONG
    Who I am
  • KORALLI
    #07 UKRAINEUKRAINE
    GROUP NAME
    KORALLI
    ENTRY SONG
    Схиблені (Crazy)
  • Sugar Bro
    #08 HONG KONGHONG KONG
    GROUP NAME
    Sugar Bro
    ENTRY SONG
    We are not wrong

Outline of Asian Beat 2016

“Asian Beat 2016” to be held as an open event at Musical Instruments Fair Japan !

Date
November 5 (Sat)
Hour Open 15:30 /
Event 16:00-18:30
Venue
TOKYO BIG SIGHT
Conference Tower 1F (Reception Hall B)
(3-4-10 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo)
http://www.bigsight.jp/english/organizer/
facilities/conference/ 

MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS FAIR JAPAN

Musical Instruments Fair Japan” is the largest general musical instrument event in Japan and the world’ s biggest consumer-oriented musical instrument show, featuring new products full of the latest technology from the best brands in the world together with other related products, and provides up-to-date information on music and musical instruments.

Guest Judge
for Asian Beat 2016

Nathan East

Nathan East
http://nathaneast.com/

Nathan's background in Jazz and Popular music has earned him numerous awards including most valuable player (bass catagory) at the International Rock Awards and "Bassist of the Year" at 3 of the last 4 National Smooth Jazz Awards ceremonies. He is one of the original members of contemporary jazz group Fourplay (Bluebird/BMG) along with Bob James (keyboards) and Harvey Mason (drums).
Their Grammy nominated albums have earned Gold status and continue to top the Billboard Contemporary Jazz charts.
Nathan has developed his own Signature Series bass guitar for YAMAHA which is available in stores now.

PARTICIPATING COUNTRIES

HISTORY

  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2008
  • 2007
  • 2006
  • 2005
  • 2003

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